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Food and Beverage Law Update: December 2016
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

In State of Nev. V. U.S. Dep't of Labor Case No. 4:16-cv-00731-ALM, 2016 WL 6879615 (E.D. Tex. Nov. 22, 2016), a Texas district court enjoined


Religious institutions update: January 2013
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

In 2000, Congress enacted the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000cc et seq. (RLUIPA), in recognition that "new, small, or


Religious drug treatment program and homeless shelter did not violate Fair Housing Act
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

In Intermountain Fair Housing Council v. Boise Rescue Mission Ministries, Case No. 10-35519, 2011 WL 4347029 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2011), the court of appeals held that a Christian-based drug treatment program and homeless shelter did not violate the religious exemption to the Fair Housing Act’s (FHA) anti-discrimination provision by giving preference to persons of its own religion.


Religious institutions - lex est sanctio sancta
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2011

The United States Supreme Court held in Christian Legal Soc’y, Chapter of the Univ. of Cal., Hastings College of the Law v. Martinez, _ U.S. _, 130 S.Ct. 2971, 2978 (2010), that a public law school does not violate the Constitution when it “conditions its official recognition of a student group and the attendant use of school funds and facilities on the organization’s agreement to open eligibility for membership and leadership to all students.”


Religious institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

Last month, we tackled the question of what constitutes a "substantial burden" on the "religious exercise" of a person - but it might have been better to begin with the question of what constitutes "religious exercise."


Religious institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2011

What is a "substantial burden" on the "religious exercise" of a person?


Religious institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) provides that eligible employees qualify for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year.


Religious institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2010

Communicating with your employees and students that your organization has full access to - and the ability to monitor - all email or Internet communication on the institution's computer system has never been more important.


Religious institutions: September 2010 update
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

What are the differences between "church-state law" and "First Amendment law," and why should a religious institution that is not a church be concerned about them?